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Message 1463964 - Posted: 13 Jan 2014, 16:33:21 UTC

Examine downloaded work units for largest estimated run time and force that unit to use GPU when GPU finishes current work unit.

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Message 1463975 - Posted: 13 Jan 2014, 16:56:57 UTC - in response to Message 1463964.

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Message 1464001 - Posted: 13 Jan 2014, 17:50:23 UTC

Nice idea, but technically very difficult to implement as the internal data and processing patterns of the CPU & GPU applications are somewhat different and not readily transported between the two, and this is made even worse by there being at least two major families of GPU....
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